Fandom, we need to talk about Slytherin.
I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking that the issue of Slytherin and indeed any issue pertaining the Harry Potter sorting system has been talked to death. Fandom, you have given us everything from wonderfully detailed sorting systems to ruminations on the nature of choice to hardcore Slytherin apologia. And that’s cool! One of best aspects of fandom is its ability to make us see the original creation in ways that we previously couldn’t have imagined. Continue reading “Why The “Bad Slytherin” is One of the Most Important Ideas In the Harry Potter Books”